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    Do calculations within a form?

    Asked by hillpointprep on June 03, 2014 at 06:22 PM

    I would like to simply assign a value of 1 to all the possible answers in a checklist. I want to add those values together to get a sum (ex: they check three boxes, I get the value of 3)

    I'm trying to allow parents to choose the number of weeks they want to register for Summer Camp then have that calculate the full summer's tuition based on their number of weeks. 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on June 03, 2014 at 07:03 PM


    The checkboxes field have Calculation value property that you can use to create calculations base on the selected options in the checkbox


    then use Calculation widget to do calculate total


    here is a demo form http://www.jotform.me/form/41537397468468   you can test.

    Please inform us if this is not what you need.





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    Answered by hillpointprep on June 03, 2014 at 08:47 PM

    Yes! But what formula did you use to make it add up each checked box? I don't see the option. Can you actually show me the formula you used in "Number of Weeks Selected"?

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    Answered by hillpointprep on June 03, 2014 at 08:49 PM

    A screen shot would work too. I just need to know how you got the "Number of Weeks" to respond and "link" to the checked boxes in the previous question field.

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    Answered by EltonCris on June 04, 2014 at 03:02 AM


    Values on the check box will automatically sum up, there's no special formula needed. Just insert the check box field by clicking "Add Field" on the calculation wizard and that's it.